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Recipients announced for 2018-19 Teaching and Learning Grants

Congratulations to SLLLC members that were selected to receive a 2018-19 Teaching and Learning Grant

Proposed projects on the cutting edge of teaching and learning research

A total of $522,999.32 will be allocated to this year’s Teaching and Learning Grants recipients. Founded in 2014 through the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning in 2014, the Teaching and Learning Grants support the implementation, critical examination and dissemination of evidence-based approaches to student learning. This year’s 23 recipients showcase an array of innovative research integration.

Congratulations to the SLLLC members that are among them:

Practice Grants:


Investigator: Dr. Angela George, PhD
Project title: 
Increasing Interpersonal Skills and Oral Proficiency in the Second Language Classroom

According to George, whose research focuses on how languages — particularly Spanish — are acquired or learned, says a primary focus of her project is giving linguistics students a more tangible benchmark of their progress.

Read the current Gauntlet article about Angela George's project

 Dr. Martin Wagner, PhD; Dr. Ben Whaley, PhD

Project title: Team Teaching in the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures: Preparing a Model Course in the Environmental Humanities




Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grants – collaborative


Investigators: Fanny Macé, PhD; Dr. Mozhdeh Shahbazi, PhD; Eliana El Khoury, PhD 
Project title
: Impact of Explicit Instruction of Metacognitive Strategies (EIMS) on Student Understanding, Achievement, and Satisfaction


For a complete list of the 2018-19 winners, please see the UToday article.

For more information about submitting an application, please visit the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning website.